The medical clinic HHI provides is the only clinic that the people of Timo have immediate access to
A young child listens to her heart with a stethoscope
We strive to provide basic prenatal and well-child care, as well as to treat acute needs, including infections, arthritis, gastritis, headaches and other conditions. Additionally, we provide education on treatment and prevention of common diseases.
When we visit Timo, we train community health workers in basic medical procedures and techniques so that the people can maintain health without outside doctors and nurses. Ultimately, we plan to build a clinic in Timo, which would be staffed by Haitian health care providers. HHI would like to partner with the Haitian Ministry of Health to this end. We also plan to create a partnership with family medicine residency programs at McKay and Utah Valley Hospitals. Additionally, our partnership with FPF, an organization of farmers in Timo who are committed to improving their condition and have an interest in health care, is also growing.
The true purpose of the HHI medical team is to give hope and let the people of Haiti know they are not forgotten.
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RECENT BLOG & UPDATES
The following selection of articles provides an inside look at HHI’s updates on recent projects and history of accomplishments.
WANT TO KNOW ABOUT US. Evens Robert, one of the founding members of AgwoAyiti, observed the precarious economic and environmental conditions in his home community of Fond d’OiesFrom his observations in Fond d’Oies, he realized that there was untapped potential in...
WANT TO KNOW ABOUT US. To Recap, HHI contacted the company ARUP to develop the design of the IMPV school in Timo, Haiti.This project aims to bring a much-needed new school facility in the remote, mountainous community of Timo. The school will be attended by around 225...
WANT TO KNOW ABOUT US. The earthworks for the new Timo school are completed.This includes retaining walls, perimeter walls and fencing. We resumed talks with our engineer and architect partners at Arup (designer of Sydney Opera House) who are reviewing the...
HAITI HEALTH INITIATIVE PARTNERS
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Haiti Health Initiative aims to improve the overall health and well being of rural Haitians, one community at a time. We seek to accomplish this through providing education and services in primary health care, dental care, public health, and nutrition within each community at risk.
If you would like to know more about Haiti Health Initiative as a Non-Profit Organization and registered Non-Governmental Organization, you can review the organizing documents by clicking here.